Weigh-Ins are on FRIDAYS - Updated January 13, 2017

Surgery Date: October 20, 2009:

Hit my goal weight on December 17, 2010:

Monday, March 28, 2011

Fat Girl Fridays

Something has been happening lately that I need share with you all.

After my Friday weigh-in, I end up eating horribly....ALL DAY. 

I have begun to call this phenomenon, Fat Girl Fridays.  Why?  Because I turn back into a fat girl and all of my old 256 lb-self behaviors creep back in to my environment.  Taco Bell, Reeses Peanut Butter Eggs, Pizza, Cake, I could go on and on and on.

Then, the Fat Girl Fridays sometimes lead to No Exercise Saturdays...it's a slippery slope. Sigh.

Therefore, I am recognizing this behavior for what it is and have made a plan for this Friday:
  • I WILL eat sensibly and balanced.
  • I WILL workout once during the weekend.
No excuses.

9 comments:

  1. You know...... I've tended to do this as well. Almost like rewarding myself for a good weigh-in? I'm also trying to kick this habit, and am making myself weigh-in daily, if not only to keep my self accountable!

    You're still rocking it out....... look at you, Miss. 144 :)

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  2. Or you can call your "Fat Girl Fridays" free days and allow yourself to indulge a little bit. The goal to exercise once during the weekend is a great one. :)

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  3. I am most likely to have thoughts of a "fat girl Tuesday" after I've weighed in for the month and know that I don't have to do it again for another month. My thinking will be that I can clean up damage from a splurge in a month's time.

    So far, since getting back to goal the end of last year, I have not gone that route. In my case, it would involve ice cream and at least one candy bar. And you're right -- it is indeed a slippery slope. Once I give myself permission to eat off program, it is REALLY hard to tell myself "no" and get back into maintenance mode. My excuse then is "I deserve it." Sigh :(

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  4. Oh how I know what you mean. My co-worker never fails to bring me something back from her lunch break on Friday's. This past Friday it was a GiGi's cupcake. There are the premiere here in Memphis. It was heavenly. I did exercise Sunday though. I agree with Karen above....you are rocking it out!!

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  5. I hear ya! I had to give myself a "reset" this week after a few too many fat girl Fridays...and Thursdays...and Wednesdays...etc.

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  6. You have beat the weight down to a pulp. I know you will overcome this small challenge. You got this girl!!

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  7. So that is what I should be calling it :o) I definiately know the feeling, Congrats on the plan and I think I will join you in it!!

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  8. Friday's have always been a struggle for me too. It's like I recognize it as a preview to the weekend and just eat like crazy all kinds of yummy treats. Like all rules go out the window!

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  9. It's good that you recognize it and know what to do about it. Good for you! (And I can't wait to see you...so soon!)

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